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The Resource Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos, Priyamvada Natarajan

Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos, Priyamvada Natarajan

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Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos
Title
Mapping the heavens
Title remainder
the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Priyamvada Natarajan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For all curious readers, a lively introduction to radical ideas and discoveries that are transforming our knowledge of the universe. --
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Publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Natarajan, Priyamvada
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.N383 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • Astronomical Phenomena
  • Extraterrestrial Environment
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy
  • SCIENCE / Cosmology
  • SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics
  • Cosmology.
Target audience
adult
Label
Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos, Priyamvada Natarajan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Early cosmic maps -- The growing border : the universe expands -- The dark center : black holes become real -- The invisible grid : coping with dark matter -- The changing scale : the accelerating universe -- The next wrinkle : the discovery of cosmic background radiation -- The new reality and the quest for other worlds -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 267 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300204414
Lccn
2015953466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)IBG204414
  • (FIPpSEB)IBG204414
Label
Mapping the heavens : the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos, Priyamvada Natarajan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Early cosmic maps -- The growing border : the universe expands -- The dark center : black holes become real -- The invisible grid : coping with dark matter -- The changing scale : the accelerating universe -- The next wrinkle : the discovery of cosmic background radiation -- The new reality and the quest for other worlds -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 267 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300204414
Lccn
2015953466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)IBG204414
  • (FIPpSEB)IBG204414

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